Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Clustering over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Clustering
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 52 59
Rank change year-on-year -43 +7 +38
Contract jobs citing Clustering 12 52 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.94% 4.23% 4.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 12.06% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 55 108
North East median daily rate £400 £410 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +30.99% +20.38%
10th Percentile £326 £307 £225
90th Percentile £438 £638 £533
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
North East median hourly rate - £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -20.00%
England median hourly rate £42.27 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +40.88% +7.14% -26.32%

Clustering is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 439 431 1,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 34.43% 35.04% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 296 761
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £569 £503
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 69
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £26.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.62% -6.25% +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £11.18
90th Percentile £16.28 £47.73 £40.40
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Clustering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Clustering in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Clustering in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -35 11 £400 -2.44% 1
Clustering
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Clustering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Clustering.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Puppet
5 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (50.00%) Security Hardening
5 6 (50.00%) GitLab
5 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (50.00%) vCenter Server
5 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (50.00%) SCCM
6 5 (41.67%) SCOM
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (41.67%) XenApp

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) GitLab
2 4 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Server Support
2 3 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Docker
5 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) vCenter Server
4 5 (41.67%) SCOM
4 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (41.67%) vMotion
5 1 (8.33%) Ansible
5 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
4 5 (41.67%) BMC
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) EMC